California’s lawsuit says oil giants downplayed climate change. Here’s what to know
The article on NPR discusses a landmark lawsuit in California where the state is suing several major oil companies for their role in contributing to climate change. The lawsuit aims to hold these companies accountable for the environmental damage and seeks compensation for the impact on communities, particularly those most…
Earth ‘well outside safe operating space for humanity’, scientists find
The article from The Guardian reports on a concerning scientific finding that Earth is now operating well outside the “safe operating space” for humanity due to various environmental stressors. Researchers indicate that factors like climate change, biodiversity loss, and the disruption of biogeochemical flows have put the planet on a…
Taking Back the Power (Literally)
The article from YES! Magazine delves into the concept of “energy democracy,” which advocates for community-led renewable energy projects as a means of social and economic empowerment. By exploring examples and case studies, the article underscores how transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables can be more equitable and democratic when…
Can the 4-Day Work Week Heal People and the Planet?
For reducing burnout and greenhouse gas emissions—the four-day work week could be the key.
The planet saw its hottest day on record this week. It’s a record that will be broken again and again
CNN — This week saw the hottest global temperature ever recorded, according to data from two climate tracking agencies that covers multiple decades.
Will El Niño on top of global heating create the perfect climate storm?
Rising temperatures in north Atlantic and drop in Antarctic sea ice prompt fears of widespread damage from extreme weather
The truth about carbon capture
Carbon capture is big business, but its challenges fly in the face of the need to lower emissions. Can we square the circle on this technological Wild West?
CO2 Emissions in 2022
CO2 Emissions in 2022 provides a complete picture of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions in 2022. The report finds that global growth in emissions was not as high as some had originally feared amid the disruptions caused by the global energy crisis. This latest release brings together the IEA’s latest analysis, combining…
The ultimate eco building – made of salt, sunflowers and recycled urine
Its door handles are made of salt. Its walls are made of sunflowers. Its furniture is made of Japanese knotweed. And it was stained with dyes made from filtered urine. Is this recycling marvel in southern France the future of architecture?
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